Reading Time: 3 minutes The first thing you should know is: things have changed. People are pushing computers your way because there has never been a better time to dive into them. Today’s devices have touch screens and don’t require training. There are no more extraneous accessories and no more mazes of wires. No more user manuals to read Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes Woodland Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care is proud to announce our partnership with Legacy Healthcare Services! Legacy Healthcare Services will be opening an on-site clinic to provide full-time rehabilitative therapy services for residents at Woodland Ridge beginning in January 2017. Beth Cayce, owner of CaraVita Home Care, the management company for Woodland Ridge, says, Read More

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aging baby boomers – it’s almost a contradiction. The generation of youth that didn’t want to trust anyone over 30 is now more than twice that age. Yes, the revolutionary baby boomers are aging, but are they aging in new ways and do they continue to challenge traditional expectations? Several years ago, the Journal of Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s a magical night when Woodland Ridge dancers hit the stage! Woodland Ridge’s second annual Dancing with the Senior Stars event was a huge success if you measure success by faces that are smiling, feet that are tapping, and hips that are shaking. That’s how we roll—or rather, that’s how we rock ‘n roll! Studies Read More

Reading Time: 4 minutes One complaint we hear often from adult children is that they just don’t know to talk with their parents about driving—or, rather, not driving. The issue is complex. Driving isn’t simply a skill: driving embodies a lifestyle. Remember getting your license? That accomplishment meant freedom and independence. It meant coming of age. Driving gave you Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes You might’ve seen some angels recently. Yep. Right here at Woodland Ridge! We love volunteers, and we recently had a group from UniPro Foodservice, Inc., who transformed some of our common areas from blah into bling! UniPro picks charitable projects each year as a way for their team to give back to the local community. Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ll see them everywhere this time of year—local and national celebrities speaking to graduating college and high school classes. Each commencement address comes with advice to the graduates. Often, though, the life experiences and opportunities of many celebrities are vastly different from what most graduates will encounter, so we wanted to get some advice from people Read More

Reading Time: 2 minutes What’s your dream? Thanks to Second Wind Dreams, we have the opportunity to ask our residents that question . . . and then make some of those dreams come true! On May 18th, Woodland Ridge resident Virginia Holliday got a dream-come-true chance to return to school to lead a kindergarten class again. She had taught Read More

Reading Time: 4 minutes What first pops into your mind when you hear the term “elder abuse”? If you’re like many people, you may be confused when you hear that phrase. Many people don’t want to think of older love ones as vulnerable targets for abuse, and most people don’t understand the scope of abuses that can—and do—occur. Last Read More

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Having good neighbors is so important. Good neighbors make us feel safer and more secure in our homes. Most importantly, good neighbors can become great friends. At Woodland Ridge Assisted Living, we’ve been getting to know some of our neighbors a little better. We’ve got some very interesting people around our community, and we’d Read More